Simple Kale Avocado Salad Recipe

Jun 22, 2011 6:31 pm

A creative way to get your daily doses

Raw kale can be touch and go for those of you who don't really like the slightly bitter and pungent taste of dark greens. With a little bit of help — in this case from the mighty avocado — you can transform kale into a delicious and quick salad, perfect for any meal.

kale salad
Photo: jkwerner2 on Flickr
Kale — the steak of the dark, leafy greens
 
Servings: 2

Ingredients

1 1/2 avocados, pit removed
2 cloves garlic, chopped
3 lemons, juiced
1/2 tablespoon paprika
Salt and pepper, to taste
8 ounces kale
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
Directions: 
  1. Remove avocado from shell with a spoon and combine in large bowl with chopped garlic, lemon juice, paprika, salt and pepper.
  2. Mix well, being sure to leave some larger chunks of avocado in the mixture. Add fresh kale
  3. Toss until all leaves are coated evenly with the avocado dressing.
  4. Add chopped onions and red bell peppers. Toss to combine and serve chilled.
Level of Difficulty: 
Easy
Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Cooking Time: 
0 minutes
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